The media landscape has dramatically shifted, and new knowledge, new ways of acquiring knowledge and new
collaborative digital skills are required to be successful
in this new era. Media makers of all varieties will need
to develop the tools and skills necessary to make and
understand digital networked media. The Master of Arts
in Emerging Media and Communication degree attracts students looking to practice new media as well as understand the way it is transforming our culture.
School: School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication
Program: Emerging Media and Communication
Catalog page: MA
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field
GPA: 3.3 (especially in upper-division undergraduate and graduate work)
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Other application requirements:
Evidence of previous course work and/or expertise in the creative arts and digital technology is required.
Ellen C. Curtis
800 W. Campbell Road ATC 10
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: ATC 3.609
Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, interactive narrative and user experience design; web development; digital/social media communication; nonprofit communications manager; community engagement; digital organizer/campaigner; education and training; grant writer; media production; public relations; marketing; development officer; digital journalism and writer.
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.